Education: Drunk

Famed is Groton School, Groton, Mass.

Famed is its decorative Gothic chapel, gift of the late Groton Teacher William Amory Gardner, whose will, filed last week in Cambridge, Mass., left Groton $500,000. Both became even more famed last spring when twice the chapel emitted, in the dead of night, not gentle, melodious, bell-music but a prodigious, strident jingling & jangling. There had been, Grotonians knew, depredations in the chapel. To catch the marauders (presumably schoolboys), wires and alarms had been rigged up. These went off, set the campus in an uproar, revealed naught but the fact that the alarm mechanism was faulty,...

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